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PROBLEM OF REPRESSION AND COMPENSATION FOR SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN THE COURTS OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO: CASE OF THE TRIBUNAL DE GRANDE INSTANCE OF KISANGANIDE FROM 2010 TO 2013


Volume 34, Issue 2, January 2018, Pages 103–114

 PROBLEM OF REPRESSION AND COMPENSATION FOR SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN THE COURTS OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO: CASE OF THE TRIBUNAL DE GRANDE INSTANCE OF KISANGANIDE FROM 2010 TO 2013

Christophe LOTIKA MALOMALO, Martin LIOLONGO LOMALISA, Jean-Chrétien INDANI REMO, and Jean-Claude NGALIA

Original language: English

Received 27 February 2017

Copyright © 2018 ISSR Journals. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract


The objectives of this research are to identify the frequency of cases of sexual violence and the proportion of judgments rendered in relation to sexual violence, to determine the frequency of allowances by the number of judgments rendered in relation to sexual violence, Frequency of allowances by number of judgments rendered, executed and the applicability of Congolese laws and finally to highlight the strengths and limitations of the Congolese judicial procedure in matters of sexual violence before the High Court of Kisangani. At the end of our analysis, we have the following results: several cases of sexual violence were registered before the District Court of Kisangani between 2010 and 2013 when the latter to better deal with all these files. It should also be noted that there was a lot of campaigning, sensitization financed by the various partners and a repression at the zenith was observed during the pre-election period. Finally, based on our findings, we also found that victims of sexual violence do not have easy and fast access to the courts. This has led to discouragement by victims who prefer to use customary negotiated solutions.

Author Keywords: Rape, Sexual Violence, Compensation, Victim, Repression.


How to Cite this Article


Christophe LOTIKA MALOMALO, Martin LIOLONGO LOMALISA, Jean-Chrétien INDANI REMO, and Jean-Claude NGALIA, “PROBLEM OF REPRESSION AND COMPENSATION FOR SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN THE COURTS OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO: CASE OF THE TRIBUNAL DE GRANDE INSTANCE OF KISANGANIDE FROM 2010 TO 2013,” International Journal of Innovation and Scientific Research, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 103–114, January 2018.